Feb 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
them those medals, it was announced today that the new york city teachers pension fund will divest all its money from gun manufacturers. the new york city teachers fund is pulling all of its investments, every cent from five companies that make firearms. that follows after california state teachers pension fund also took its money out of gun companies. and after the mayor of chicago said he is considering whether to get money from his city's pension funds out of the gun companies as well. it also follow cerberus, deciding to sell the giant gun company that they owned. a move cerberus made after a call from its client, a california public employees pension fund questioned their involvement in the firearms business. when investment firms and big pension funds start taking their money out of the industry of making guns, the politics here are taking a step up. this is not any more about the optics of grieving parents and frustrated law enforcement and what everybody believes is going to be the futility of trying to change anything. this is about taking the argument that something must be d
Feb 20, 2013 6:00pm PST
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Feb 20, 2013 9:00pm PST
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Feb 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
-election effort, they announced today that they'd be doing 100 events in cities across the country tomorrow to push for gun reform, everything from candlelight vigils to groups of people getting together to all write letters to the editor in favor of reform. the idea here is the same as having victims of gun violence turn up and introduce themselves and ask pointed questions at lawmakers' town hall meetings. it's the same idea as a pro-reform political action committee hanging the a rating from the nra around the neck of that congressional candidate in illinois to make it so she likely cannot win the democratic primary for congress because she is too close to the nra and that's not okay anymore, at least in democratic politics. it's the same thinking behind these near-daily events from vice president biden, all addressing the issue of gun reform. it's the same thinking as the almost as frequent mentions and events from president obama himself, including the long emotional case he made for reform in the state of the union. it's all the same idea, which is to change the political momentum on
Feb 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
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Feb 21, 2013 1:00am PST
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Feb 25, 2013 6:00pm PST
jackson jr. resigned back in november. the district is in chicago, and in a chunk of the city's southern suburbs. it's a heavily democratic district. whoever wins the primary tomorrow is consider likely to win the seat overall and to take a seat in congress in april. because of the juicy democratic prospects, at the outset, 17 different democrats lined up to compete in this primary, which is crazy. the candidate with the most name recognition was former congresswoman debbie haverson, a reporter of gun rights who touts her a rating with the national rifle association. or who did tout that rating with the national rifle association before this year. because this is both the first election for federal office since we picked a president, and also the first federal election since newtown, since the elementary massacre at sandy hook elementary in december. even though she has touted her a rating from the nra in the past, now debbie haverson is now touting her support for universal background checks for gun purchases. this time around she insists she has not lobbied the nra for an endorsement.
Jan 31, 2013 9:00pm PST
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